Simple Approval workflow, including PDF Conversion, using Power Automate (10 minute tutorial)

Create a Simple Approval workflow, including PDF Conversion, using Power Automate in less 10 minute. This Blog is based on a customer scenario - As a Technical Consultant, I interact a lot with Business user and Functional Consultants. Last week I had a call with one of the Business use who was trying to get his feet wet with SharePoint Online and Power Automate. So both the Technologies were relative new to him. He gave me a scenario in which he wanted to 'Request manager approval for a selected file and if the manager Approves only then Convert the file to PDF'.

Merging documents using SharePoint Designer workflows

Over the past few months I have been working a lot with Microsoft Flow, Nintex and other Workflow Platforms. It's been a while since I wrote about SharePoint's own workflow platform SharePoint Designer. In this post I will show how to iterate over multiple files and merge them together, all using SharePoint Designer. A popular … Continue reading Merging documents using SharePoint Designer workflows

Use Flow to extract text from scanned content using OCR

A common use for OCR (Optical Character Recognition) is to recognise all text and make a PDF - that previously just contained an image of text - fully searchable. Excellent for making documents more discoverable. There is another use for OCR, which is to extract text from image-based content. For example if you deal with … Continue reading Use Flow to extract text from scanned content using OCR

Use Nintex Component Workflows for Office 365 with Muhimbi Converter Service Online

One of the Major differences between Nintex Workflow for SharePoint Server and Nintex Workflow for Office 365 (online) is that the latter does not support third-party workflow actions.  This means that, while The Muhimbi PDF Converter for SharePoint on-premise includes a wide array of workflow actions for Nintex workflow, The Muhimbi PDF Converter for SharePoint … Continue reading Use Nintex Component Workflows for Office 365 with Muhimbi Converter Service Online